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    Fire Lady Katara. It's got a good ring to it, but it comes with a price: how can she still be Katara of the Water Tribe if she's the queen of an entirely different nation?

    Epilogue to such selfish prayers.

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    10 May 2021

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    Katara steals four more lessons that week. Four more boys around her age who know the forms but don’t know the desperation of a true fight. They are bad at anticipating her movements and her decisions because Katara will never have the luxury of learning the way they did. She fights dirty, not fair, and their pride doesn’t let them understand that they’re in over their heads until it’s too late.

    They leave her scrapes and bruises and cuts that fuel her healing sessions. When those are done, she goes back to their suite and resumes putting together a combat bending style from stolen pieces and her experience in the wider world.

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    08 Apr 2021

  3. Public Bookmark 10

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    It’s a year and a half before the wreck of the Iris.

    In their frantic quest for passage out of Neuzo, a newly-defected Krejjh meets a human bartender who moonlights as an interpreter.

    Or: a Dwarnian deserter’s early impressions of English, singing, and Brian Jeeter.

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    07 Apr 2021

  4. Public Bookmark 25

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    Most of the time, when a ship loves a captain, or any soldier, it’s because they treat us well, because they make requests rather than barking orders, because they speak to us with respect, sometimes even with interest. They are often warm, to varying degrees, and often open, also to varying degrees, but mostly they are just...good. Easy to work for, pleasant to coexist with, willing to be cared for.

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    03 Apr 2021

  5. Public Bookmark 3

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    In which I come up with various ways to resurrect a two-paragraph character whose entire narrative purpose is being dead.

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    19 Mar 2021

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Absolutely delightful!